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On Sunday July 1st., the summer school group left the dormitories to attend a service in All Saints Cathedral (Anglican-Episcopal) in Zamalek, Cairo. 
During his word in the meeting of the Parliament’s Religious and Endowments Affairs Committee, the Minister of Awqāf Muḥammad Mukhtār Jumʿah said that both al-Azhar and the Coptic Orthodox Church have received their endowments from the Ministry of Awqāf.
Under the auspices of the Minister of Endowments Dr. Muḥammad Mukhtār Jumʿa, the pilot broadcast of the unified "call to prayers" of 100 mosques in Cairo is to be launched on Monday after completing the technical and administrative procedures.
The proposal about a unified ādhān or call to prayer in Egypt has passed many phases of studying and stumbling for almost ten years until it finally fell into the hands of Dr. Muḥammad Mukhtār Jumʿah, Egypt’s Minister of Religious Endowments who announced that the project would be launched by the...
In an unprecedent manifestation of solidarity, the Grand Imam of al-Azhar, Dr. Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib, and Pope Francis of the Vatican signed the Human Fraternity Document, witnessing as well the laying of the foundation stones for al-Shaykh Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib Mosque and the St. Francis Church in Abu Dhabi...
Dr. Muhammad Al-Sughayar, Advisor to the Minister of Endowments (Awqāf), affirmed that voting in elections and referenda is a national duty but has nothing to do with entering heaven or fire in the hereafter. 
The Awqāf (Religious Endowments) Ministry stressed keenness on preserving the freedom of opinion and independence of mosque pulpits to use them in the da’wah (preaching) for Allāh through wise discourse in accordance with the Azhar’s moderate approach, according to the ministry spokesman Shaykh ...
Facing critiques on whether religious institutions polarize the Egyptian Christians and Muslims in casting their votes for or against the upcoming constitutional referendum, the Minister of Awqāf (Endowments), Dr. Tal′at ′Afīfī said, that any imām who claims having been instructed to do so, will...
Dr. Maḥmūd Zaqzūq, Egypt’s former Minister of Endowments and Secretary-General of the Egyptian Family House (EFH), called for a clear and comprehensive definition of terrorism to be agreed upon by all international institutions, pointing out that terrorism is an illicit use of violence aimed at...

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